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the real refs back on the field for tonight's game in baltimore. so huge news there. it's news that broke very late last night right around midnight. and n.f.l. 's commissioner roger goodell released a statement shortly afterwards that says this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating player. the teams, players and fans deserve consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on the field and i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. now this statement, this agreement comes after two full days of face-to-face talks thanks to that terrible call during monday night football. that got the two sides back to the negotiating table. and just hours before an agreement was reached, terry mccauley, a real n.f.l. referee said this on our newscast about one of the big sticking points in the negotiations: pengs. >> yes, the economy has changed. things have changed but very to remember one thing. the n.f.l. is not like ca
on the field for goodness sake. guess what? they start tonight in baltimore. kristin fisher is live at fed ex field with a look at how the skins might look ahead to maybe some better refereeing. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: that's right. good morning, mike. the next time the redskins play here at fed ex field, the real refs should be back officiating the game. this agreement is only temporary, not quite a done deal just yet. it still needs to be ratified by the union but it's enough to get the real refs back on the field officiating tonight's game with the ravens in baltimore. so huge news. and it broke right after midnight. n.f.l. commissioner roger goodell released a statement saying, quote, this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve the consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in the sport back on the field. i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. this
rain and moderate rains, too, making their way through baltimore, maryland from quantico to fredericksburg showers moving to the east. heavier in fact with an area of moderate and heavy rain pulling toward areas of 83, i-83 there. then you have more showers around the shore in annapolis. all this the ghost of isaac, but still producing again some scary rains and flooding, too, in spots after coming inland days ago in indiana. there's your spin, the area of low pressure. it's not just isaac's remnant tropical rains that get to us today. it's also a weather front around the area. here we go with your future weather at lunchtime today. some scattered showers more. we see heavier stuff to the north and east already up around baltimore. more scattered showers and heavier embedded thunderstorms coming our way for the earlier part of the night. early tomorrow morning when you start your day tuesday, back to work and back to school, there will be rains around our area and probably fog, too. all this as we deal with the front that will make its way more up to the north and station
4:00 this morning to get the game double. baltimore, an rbi single. the os would tack on another run and everybody said finally. 4-2 in 18 innings. the game went nearly six hours but the os are tied for first place with the yankees. >> the nhl is in its fourth lockout day. the capitals biggest star is making other plans for the season. alexander ovechkin has reportedly sign add deal to play with dynamo moscow in russia. the russian newspaper quoted ovechkin saying he believes the lockout will erase the entire season. hope he's wrong on that. >>> the man who turned football into film has died. steve sabol died tuesday of brain cancer. he was 69. he began working with his father on n.f.l. films in 1964 and together they shot thousands of hours of footage and they helped revolutionize sports broadcasting. pioneering techniques like slow motion replays and miking up players and coaches. >> they also did some of the first steady cam work in sports. >> beautiful job. >>> still ahead, the request for a date that now has a federal helicopter pilot grounded. >> a cross-country flight for a sp
up his fight to keep a baltimore raven from speaking out on gay marriage. the delegate had been trying to keep a linebacker from making ads like this. >> i believe we should be doing everything that we can to make maryland families stronger. which is why i support marriage for gay and lesbian couples who want to make a lifetime commitment to each other. people from all walks of life. >> now, burns has reconsidered. he told "the baltimore sun" that the player has first amendment rights and should be able to speak his mind. >>> maryland olympians and paralympians are receiving heroes' welcome from the states. yesterday crowds gathered in baltimore to celebrate the athletes' achievements in london. swimmer michael phelps, the most decorated olympian in history, spoke at the event thanking fans for their support. katie ledecky, the youngest, and a gold medal winner, also attended. >>> well, if you want to show your support for the redskins and robert griffin iii, just put your hands in the air. >> that's right. it's called griffining, and it's the latest internet phenomenon. people
on the first day of school in baltimore is finally home. daniel was shot last month at the high school. he left the hospital yesterday after spending two weeks in the hospital. he has down syndrome and suffered a bruised lung, a wound in his torso. the gunman is being charged as an adult with attempted murder and assault. >>> today, players fans, family and friends will say final good-byes to art modell. last night, they played tribute with helmet decals. a video before the game. he's best known for bringing football back to baltimore and helping to establish monday night football. he died on thursday at the age of 87. >>> government task force says women with an average risk of ovarian cancer don't need annual screenings for the disease. the u.s. preventive services says the screenings don't reduce the numbers of deaths ovarian cancer causes. the panel says the test could do more harm than good. results are false positive and can lead women who don't have cancer to have major surgery. >>> the next time your kid has a sore throat, don't give them anything. they are suggesting most sore throats
over an hour ago. baltimore scored two runs in the top of the 18th inning. and went on to beat seattle 4- 2. >> that victory puts the or equals back into a first place -- orioles back into a first place tie with the yankees. >>> good morning, everybody. the nationals got an unexpected day off yesterday. their series opener against the dodgers was postponed because of rain. the two sides will play a doubleheader today starting at 4:05. the nats can clinch a playoff spot by sweeping today's game as the mlb season heads into the final two weeks. now time to start looking at the post-season honors. davey johnson has proven he deserves to be manager of the year since taking over june of last year, he's turned this ball club into one of the league's best. >> i think he does a great job at trusting us and, you know, puts us out there and doesn't second-guess us. he's going to be our biggest -- he'll back us up and trust us to do what we do. i think that's one of the reasons why we've been so successful. >> the word cy young award has been thrown around with gio gonzalez. 19 wins, 96 strikeout
will honor its olympic heroes today in baltimore. governor martin o'malley will help lead the ceremony at the inner harbor. swimmer michael phelps will be among the olympians honored. paralympians will also be honored for their achievements. >>> this morning football fans everywhere talking about robert griffin iii's brilliant debut. [ cheering ] >> he threw for 320 yards and two touchdowns as the skins upset the new orleans saints 40-32. he didn't throw any interceptions. the rookie quarterback didn't seem nervous either before or during the game. >> the one thing i don't do is try to stress about anything or prove anything to anyone. just go out and have fun. this is a game i played for a long time. the guys in the locker room, i was still a rookie to them. after this game, they told me i'm not a rookie anymore. >> it's worth noting there were five rookies who started at quarterback yesterday. robert griffin iii was the only one who win the game. if you watched yesterday's game, you saw what may be the greatest quarterback debut in nfl history. he is the first qb ever to throw for 30
will honor its olympic heroes in baltimore. michael phelps will be among the athletes selling arbitrated. governor martin o'malley will help lead the ceremony. the paralympic games just wrapped up yesterday in london. >>> it appears some of the nationals rookies really wanted to compete in the olympics. from the looks of things, they were not interested in playing baseball. here it is, check it out. the ball players in leotards. yes, this was part of the nats annual rookie hazing ritual. pitcher gio gonzalez tweeted these pictures of the rookies. poor guys. they dressed in the likes of the u.s. olympic gymnastics team. this is probably more embarrassing than last year's rookies went through, though, they had to dress up like smurfs is. i would agree. i would prefer to be a smurf. >> they look like they're doing it in good fun. good sports for sure. >> you take one for the team. >> time for weather and traffic on the ones. >> should have given us a spoiler alert on that. now it's stuck in my brain the rest of the day. >>> good morning. something landed in our yards overnight, autumn. it's
a look at "oh say can't you see?" on today's new york post front page. and baltimore ravens fans chanted a curse on the live broadcast of sunday night football. >> [ bleep ]. >> that's the loudest manure chant i've ever heard. >> coach bill belichick even grabbed one of the refs after the game. >> oh boy. that's a few bucks. >> some of the replacement refs were even fired by the lingerie football league because they didn't measure up. we spoke by skype with lingerie league commissioner mitch mortanza. >> to have those same officials that weren't good enough for our game officiating in the nfl ranks was a bit shock. >> and of course the late-night comics are jumping in. david letterman's announcer even dressed up as a replacement ref. >> i had a [ bleep ] night last night. >> 200 degrees below today we're look at. >> check out this moment on a green bay tv station, wgba. they had a replacement weatherman delivering the weather. >> get outta here. what is going on? >> deborah: and keeping with thatle bit of humor the footlocker is using this scandal for extra publicity. the retail chain wh
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